Yoga Fundamentals: A Workshop for Beginners–Sat., 1/17, 2:00-4:00pm

Yoga Fundamentals:

A Workshop for Beginners

Saturday, January 17th, 2:00-4:00pm

$30 day-of/$25 by Jan. 14th

YOGA House in Kingston, NYWe’ve all heard of the widely known physical and mental benefits of a consistent yoga practice. We know that when we hear the word “yoga” we think of flexibility, stress relief and mindfulness. But for some, making that step to experience those well-known benefits is not as easy as walking out the door and getting to a class. Often people feel intimidated and unsure of joining a group class for their first experience. Many questions arise: What type of yoga should I try? What’s with all the breathing? If I’m not flexible, can I do yoga? Maybe you’ve already been to a class but felt too uncomfortable and unsure of yourself to return.

This 2-hour interactive workshop is designed to quell those hesitations and answer any and all questions that you might have about starting a yoga practice. We will cover the following topics:

  • A brief history of yoga
  • An introduction to pranayama (breath control) and meditation
  • An explanation of different styles
  • An introduction to common yoga terms
  • A look at some yoga postures and their anatomical alignment

The entire workshop is designed to encourage dialogue, questions and discussion for any and all topics. If you have a question, we are sure that many other people do, so ask away for us all, teachers and students, to learn about the hesitations that arise. We want to provide you with the foundation of basic yoga principles in order for you to feel comfortable when you enter a yoga class for the first time. Join The Yoga House co-founder and  instructor, Jacqui Nash, for this open forum for any yoga-skeptics.

We have all necessary equipment (props, mats, straps, even water), so bring just yourself. Because we will be doing some postures, please wear comfortable, loose clothing.


Yoga Fundamentals Workshop



The Art of Relaxation — Yoga and Healing Touch w/ Emma Silverman, Sat. 11/8, 1:30-3:30pm

The Art of Relaxation: Yoga and Healing Touch

with author Emma Silverman
Saturday, Nov. 8, 1:30-3:30pm
$25 door / $20 by Nov. 5th

 

Emma Silverman Art of Relaxation Yoga Workshop The Yoga House Kingston NY

 

The Art of Relaxation workshop is a gentle, guided flow with massage, adjustments, and juicy yoga postures sure to stretch you into yoga heaven. Join author and yoga instructor Emma Silverman for this incredible opportunity to experience the healing powers of touch and to deepen your practice. This restorative class will guide you into bliss.

 

 

 

Emma Silverman is the author and founder of the blog The Emma Silverman Yoga Workshop The Yoga House Kingston NY Joy of Yoga. Her yoga journey began with dedicated Iyengar study and, after more than fifteen years of practice, she has also studied Bikram, Ashtanga, Kundalini, and Vinyasa Flow. After working at the Kripalu Institute for Yoga and Health (North America’s largest yoga retreat center), she is currently a yoga instructor at Cornell University, with thousands of students worldwide. Her previous book, THE JOY OF YOGA, will be published by Skyhorse Publishing (forthcoming August 5, 2014) and has sold German, Italian, Spanish, and Chinese translation rights. She resides in Ithaca, New York.

 

Register Below by Nov. 5th:


Art of Healing Workshop




O+ Festival — Events at The Yoga House October 11th & 12th

O+ Festival Kingston

Saturday, October 11th

  • Leigha teaches a House Flow class, free with your O+ wristband or make a donation: 12:45-1:45pm

Sunday, October 12th

  • Jacqui teaches a House Flow class, free with your O+ wristband or make a donation: 12:45-1:45pm
  • Nidhi Huba leads Heart Centered Sound & Crystal Healing, free with your O+ wristband or make a donation: 2:00-3:00pm

 

Learn about the O+ Festival , find out where to buy a wristband, and peruse the rest of the 2014 schedule here.

 

EXPLO+RE O+ Festival Yoga Kingston NY

AcroYoga Workshop with Adi Carter – Sat., Oct. 25th 12:00-2:00pm – Register Here

AcroYoga

A workshop with Adi Carter

Saturday, October 25th
12:00-2:00pm
$25 door / $20 by October 18th

 

 

Acro Yoga The Yoga House Kingston NYThe Workshop
AcroYoga blends the spiritual wisdom of Yoga, the loving kindness of Thai massage, and the dynamic power of Acrobatics. These three ancient lineages form the foundation of a unique new practice that cultivates trust, connection and playfulness.  This workshop will focus on using core awareness to help practitioners balance on each other and take flight to truly experience the joy of being inverted and supported without the effort and struggle of trying to hold yourself up.

 

Open to everyone, there will be an emphasis on therapeutic flying to stretch the shoulders, release tight hips and open up the back in backbends.  Feel free to come with a partner but it is also fun to come by yourself as you will get to work with a bunch of new people who usually become your friends soon there after.

 

PR_headshot2Adi Carter Bio
Adi has been a life long student of practicing yoga off the mat in all shapes and forms especially when it involves being outdoors. Her passion for movement and the environment have taken her on adventures around the world to share the modalities of shifting perspective through yoga, slacklining, AcroYoga, climbing, surfing, mountain biking and just about anything else you can think to do on the Earth’s terrain. Traveling & teaching often times with her car as a home base, you can find her somewhere in the vicinity of an ocean, climb site, mountain or legit climbing tree as she works with students on and off the mat to discover a new sense of balance, strength and focus in whatever their form of practice might be. www.adicarter.com

AcroYoga



2014 Yoga Teacher Training Program — Free Information Session, Sept. 20th, 12:00-1:00pm

200-Hour Teacher Training Program

With Emphasis on Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Alignment-Oriented Yoga, and Spiritually Oriented Yoga

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Are you ready to deepen your yoga practice?

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Our 200-hour registered teacher training program exceeds the requirements set by the Yoga Alliance. Our primary focus is on the teaching of Vinyasa Flow Yoga, but we draw from many yogic disciplines, including but not limited to Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga. We offer a thorough and well-rounded yoga education — from our careful attention to anatomy and alignment to the study of yogic scriptures to the incorporation of a Seva (or selfless service) component. We see yoga as a holistic approach to life that benefits body, mind, spirit and community.

 Yoga Teacher Training, 200-hour certification, kingston, ny

2014 Free Introduction

Saturday, September 20th, 12:00-1:00pm

All who are curious are welcome. No commitment necessary to attend.

 Visit our Teacher Training page for more details.

 

The Yoga House, Yoga, Kingston, NY2014 Dates for Teacher Training Weekends

October 17, 18, 19
November 14, 15, 16
December 12, 13, 14
January 9, 10, 11
February 13, 14, 15
March 13, 14, 15
April 10, 11, 12

  

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Friday, 7:00-9:30pm
Saturday, 12:00-4:00pm
Sunday, 12:00-4:00pm

 

 

 

Ongoing Prenatal Yoga Class

Ongoing Prenatal Yoga Class

Fridays 3:00-4:15pm $12  (starts 11/2/12)


It’s no secret that prenatal yoga can be one of the best forms of exercise for mamas-to-be. Join expecting mom and certified yoga instructor, Jacqui Nash, every Friday, starting November 2, for a prenatal yoga class open to all levels. We will begin the class discussing a weekly topic related to pregnancy where future mamas can share their own stories, concerns & ideas about the topic. After our discussion, we’ll explore very gentle prenatal poses for women new to yoga and we will even touch on some sequences for more experienced practitioners. Each class will end with restorative postures, meditation and final relaxation. Join us as we build a prenatal community and we watch our bellies grow together.

Friday 3:00-4:15pm $12. Pre-registration encouraged but not required. Please bring your own pillow. Call Jacqui for more info or to preregister- 845-399-7478